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Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Oxidative C[BOND]H Functionalization of Azomethine Ylides

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  • Wencui Zhen,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023 (China)
    2. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou 730070 (China)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Fen Wang,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023 (China)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Miao Zhao,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023 (China)
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  • Prof. Dr. Zhengyin Du,

    1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou 730070 (China)
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  • Prof. Dr. Xingwei Li

    Corresponding author
    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023 (China)
    • Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023 (China)
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  • This work was supported by the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Abstract

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Put it on a ring: A rhodium(III) complex can catalyze the oxidative coupling of azomethine imines with olefins, leading to the synthesis of 1,2-dihydrophthalazines, olefinated aldehydes, or fused pyridines, depending on the conditions used.

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